Minneapolis - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Minneapolis, Minnesota. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Minneapolis rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Minneapolis five decades ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Minneapolis and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records go back to 1891, with just one year missing data. The highest temperature measured during that time was 108 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) on July 14, 1936.

Since 1939 the temperature extremes were observed at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport. Before then, the weather station was at downtown Minneapolis.

Highest Minneapolis temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
100 May 28, 2018 38
96 July 15, 2017 + 36
97 July 22, 2016 36
94 August 14, 2015 34
92 July 21, 2014 33
98 May 14, 2013 37
102 July 06, 2012 39
103 June 07, 2011 39
96 August 08, 2010 36
Highest temperature recorded at Minneapolis each year
Max °F Date Max °C
97 May 19, 2009 36
94 July 29, 2008 34
98 July 07, 2007 37
101 July 31, 2006 38
97 July 17, 2005 + 36
95 July 21, 2004 + 35
97 August 24, 2003 36
97 June 30, 2002 36
99 August 06, 2001 37
94 June 08, 2000 34
99 July 25, 1999 37
94 July 13, 1998 34
94 June 23, 1997 34
96 June 28, 1996 36
101 July 13, 1995 38
95 June 14, 1994 35
89 August 26, 1993 + 32
92 June 12, 1992 33
95 June 28, 1991 + 35
100 July 03, 1990 38
97 July 05, 1989 36
105 July 31, 1988 41
99 June 13, 1987 37
93 June 19, 1986 34
102 June 08, 1985 39
94 July 22, 1984 34
97 August 07, 1983 36
100 July 05, 1982 38
91 July 08, 1981 33
100 July 11, 1980 38
96 August 06, 1979 36
96 September 08, 1978 + 36
100 July 19, 1977 38
100 July 13, 1976 38
98 July 29, 1975 37
101 July 08, 1974 38
98 June 10, 1973 37
97 August 20, 1972 + 36
97 August 22, 1971 36
97 June 29, 1970 36
96 August 29, 1969 36
96 August 23, 1968 + 36
91 July 22, 1967 + 33
99 July 11, 1966 + 37
95 August 13, 1965 + 35
98 August 01, 1964 37
99 June 30, 1963 37
95 June 28, 1962 35
98 June 28, 1961 37
95 September 06, 1960 + 35
96 August 05, 1959 + 36
95 June 30, 1958 + 35
97 July 19, 1957 + 36
100 June 13, 1956 38
100 July 28, 1955 + 38
95 July 19, 1954 35
98 June 18, 1953 37
93 July 21, 1952 + 34
91 July 15, 1951 33
96 August 16, 1950 36
100 July 04, 1949 + 38
101 July 06, 1948 38
102 August 04, 1947 39
95 August 16, 1946 35
96 July 24, 1945 + 36
96 June 25, 1944 36
96 June 26, 1943 36
96 July 16, 1942 36
104 July 24, 1941 40
103 July 23, 1940 + 39
98 September 15, 1939 + 37
1938
100 July 10, 1937 38
108 July 14, 1936 42
98 July 31, 1935 + 37
106 May 31, 1934 41
100 July 30, 1933 + 38
101 July 20, 1932 38
104 September 10, 1931 + 40
98 August 03, 1930 + 37
97 July 26, 1929 36
94 August 09, 1928 + 34
96 June 28, 1927 36
102 July 16, 1926 39
99 May 22, 1925 37
92 August 26, 1924 33
97 July 22, 1923 + 36
99 June 23, 1922 37
99 June 30, 1921 37
94 June 13, 1920 34
96 July 26, 1919 36
94 July 20, 1918 34
99 July 28, 1917 37
97 August 06, 1916 + 36
88 July 13, 1915 + 31
96 August 08, 1914 + 36
100 August 15, 1913 38
95 September 08, 1912 + 35
99 July 01, 1911 37
96 June 29, 1910 + 36
93 August 02, 1909 34
94 September 12, 1908 + 34
94 August 31, 1907 34
93 August 16, 1906 34
95 August 10, 1905 35
92 July 16, 1904 33
92 July 07, 1903 33
88 July 29, 1902 31
102 July 20, 1901 39
95 July 30, 1900 35
96 August 10, 1899 36
97 August 22, 1998 36
96 June 13, 1897 36
99 August 04, 1896 37
96 September 17, 1895 + 36
100 July 26, 1894 + 38
97 July 24, 1893 + 36
91 July 23, 1892 + 33
94 August 08, 1891 + 34
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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